COVID-19 Updates:
  • Women’s Center is currently closed to walk-in visits. Call 402-472-2597 or email to make an appointment.
  • There are no current volunteer opportunities due to the pandemic.
  • United by Yarn and Pagan Life are meeting virtually.

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The Women’s Center
Gender Equity • Advocacy • Community • Education

The Women's Center is located on the third floor of the Nebraska Union, room 340. Stop in to check out our library. We have a meeting room for discussion groups, a welcoming space for conversations or just relaxing, and the working spaces of the Women’s Center staff. There is seating in the hallway to relax or study, and you can pick up Safer Sex Kits. 

Here’s what you can find at the Women’s Center.

  • A large resource library with books and DVDs related to women, gender, sexuality, and intersecting identities.

  • A children’s library with an inclusive and diverse collection of books.

  • The student and professional staff who coordinate programs and annual events such as Women’s History Month, the Gender & Gender Equity Conference, and programs for Students with Children.

  • Volunteer opportunities; we welcome, train, and appreciate volunteers!

  • Information about the student organizations connected to the Women’s Center can be found on NvolveU.

    • United by Yarn, a fiber arts group open to people at all skill levels

    • Pagan Life, a group for students who are Pagan, Shaman, Polytheistic, or any religion that can be classified as Pagan or New Age. We are also a group for people who want to learn about Paganism, or who just want to drop in and find out about Pagan Life.

Our New Podcast

That's What You Missed at the Women's Center

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Apr 9, 2021

Supporting DACA and Undocumented Students

In today's episode, we talk about supportive resources available to DACA and undocumented students at UNL. We welcome guests Dr. Crystal Garcia Assistant Professor of Educational Administration and Katie Kodad Program Coordinator from the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services.

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Mar 26, 2021

Gender Disparities in Athletics

In today's episode, we talk about the disparities between women athletes and men athletes. We cover topics like the NCAA amenities available to men compared to women athletes, the gender roles sports teams can enforce, and the increasing number of bills introduced at the state level prohibiting transwomen to compete on women's sports teams.

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Mar 12, 2021

Being an Activist in Nebraska

Welcome back to That's What You Missed at the Women's Center. Today we talk about getting involved in your local community. We acknowledge how hard it can be to find a way to get involved and also discuss burnout culture.

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Feb 26, 2021

Allyship to Women of Color in Academic Spaces

In today's episode of What You Missed at the Women's Center, we talk about being an ally to women of color in academic spaces at a predominantly white institution. We interview our co-worker Batool Ibrahim, who is also the President of the Black Student Union. We talk through her experiences as a black woman on our campus and ways we could be better allies to women of color.

New episodes are released at 12 p.m. Friday bi-weekly on Spotify or anywhere you find your favorite podcasts. Most episodes are 10-15 minutes.

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